Eros Of The Impossible: The History Of Psychoanalysis In Russia, 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

Eros Of The Impossible

The History Of Psychoanalysis In Russia, 1st Edition

By Alexander Etkind


408 pages

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This book reflects the complex fabric of history of Russian involvement in psychoanalysis. It focuses on the life and work of individuals and presents more general explorations of particular eras in the perception, development, and transformation of psychoanalysis in Russia. .

Table of Contents

Introduction 1. At the Crossroads of Worlds and Centuries: The Life and Work of Lou Andreas-Salome 2. Russian Modernist Culture: Between Oedipus and Dionysus 3. A Case of Neurosis in the Revolutionary Generation: Sergei Pankeev, the Wolf-Man 4. Psychoanalytic Activity Before World War I 5. Back to Russia: Sabina Spielrein 6. Psychoanalysis in the Land of the Bolsheviks 7. Between Power and Death: The Psychoanalytic Passions of Trotsky and His Comrades 8. Pedological Perversions 9. The Ambassador and Satan: William Bullitt in Bulgakov's Moscow 10. The Intelligentsia in Search of Resistance 11. Conclusion

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HISTORY / General